Amsterdam

Arcadis to work with smart city startups

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Nicholas Fearn

Global property and design consultancy Arcadis has opened a digital innovation hub in central Amsterdam as part of plans to spearhead its smart city ambitions.

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Editor’s note: Pressing the point

One thing that came up time and again during my first day as a mentor with the latest cohort at Pi Labs, the property innovation accelerator and investor, was how much communication is integral to a startup’s chances of success.

How the end of paper ID can boost sales flow

Yoti is one of wave of e-signature providers that is accelerating contract completions for estate agents and others through remote signing and even using biometrics such as facial recognition through your mobile.

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THREE WEEKS TO GO | Connected Future Cities

Book your tickets now to network with development, energy and transport professionals, and hear from market-leaders on how to futureproof schemes in the face of digital, energy, and mobility innovations.

Colliers launches 2019 global proptech accelerator

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Nicholas Fearn

The three-month accelerator connects startups with experts from around the world to help them develop and deliver technology solutions that solve problems across the property and commercial real estate industry.

A Clearer Plan

Solving planning inefficiencies with open data

The rise of open data offers the potential for local authorities to ease the costly headache of paying consultants for evidence base documents as they prepare Local Plans, writes Stefan Webb of Future Cities Catapult.

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Entries open for PlaceTech Prize 2019

Property and tech businesses can now enter the PlaceTech Prize 2019, for a chance at high-profile recognition as real estate game-changers, as we celebrate innovation at its best in the industry.

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Bosch commits €200m to biggest startup fund to date

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Nicola Byrne

Bosch was already one of Europe’s largest corporate investors, with a portfolio including more than 35 companies active in autonomous driving, Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things, and distributed ledger technologies such as blockchain.

CBRE Hana prepares for debut in Dallas with eyes on London

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Nicola Byrne

The 'green giant' advisor will launch its first coworking unit, 67,000 sq ft in PwC Tower at Park District in Dallas, later this year. Park District is a new development by MetLife Investment Management and property company Trammell Crow.